Artist contrasts the artificial and the natural in new Owens exhibit. Artist Juan Ortiz-Apuy visited the Owens Art Gallery last week prior to the opening of his exhibit at the gallery. His talk marked the Owens’ first public event of the new year. Ortiz-Apuy’s exhibit Fountain Mist opened at a double reception with Dave Dyment’s […]

Artist talk prompts discussion about queerness and body image at Owens Art Gallery Prolific Canadian artist Evergon discussed themes of queerness, body image, gender and aging in his career of photography at the Owens Art Gallery last week. An engaging speaker, Evergon studied visual arts at Mount Allison before pursuing graduate studies at Rochester Institute […]

Fine arts students showcase their artwork at the Art Show and Sale This year’s first Art Show and Sale took place last week in the foyer of the Purdy Crawford Centre. At the event, which is open to all, fine arts students promote and sell their work. Hosted by the Fine Arts Society, the sale […]

Guest speakers from the University of Guelph give talk on alternative form of learning Melissa McAfee, a special collections librarian, and Kristyn Paccione, a clerk in archival and special collections, visited the Owens Art Gallery from the University of Guelph last week to lecture on their experience of experiential learning as well as its importance […]

New society on campus focuses on unconventional writing and free expression The newly founded Live Poets Society is run by fourth-year fine arts student Sarah Noonan, who created the club as a space to share written and spoken word poetry. Noonan started the club mainly out of her own personal interest after she spent the […]

Last year’s exchange students share their experiences abroad Mount Allison’s International Office currently has exchange partnerships with 26 schools in 20 different countries. Students who went on exchange last year gathered for the Study Abroad and Exchange Fair this week. Here, several of them share their experiences. David Spence David Spence, a fourth-year political science […]

Mount Allison’s Philosophy and English departments co-host thought-provoking poetry reading   Last Thursday in Hart Hall, an intimate gathering with poets Darren Bifford and Amanda Jernigan quickly turned into a discussion on the awkwardness of poetry readings and the difference between passive and active reading of poetry. The poetry reading was co-hosted by Mount Allison’s […]

A light in the darkness at the third annual Beyond the Marshes concert The third annual Beyond the Marshes Concert to raise suicide awareness took place earlier this week on Saturday. In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day, Brunton Auditorium hosted several talented musicians to perform as part of the cross-Canada Mysterious Barricades concert. This […]

Newly opened exhibits prompt viewer introspection about friendship and the outdoors. With three new exhibits on display this season, the Owens has something for everyone. Secret Citadel is a stop motion film examining the effects of growing up and maturity in male friendship through the friendship of a bison and a cougar. Looking Out, featuring […]